National Black Theatre presents the world premiere of Harrison David Rivers' drama about two sisters in an all-black town whose bond is put to the test when a young man reenters their lives. More…
Retha and Nina Baker have always been close—folding laundry together, chasing fireflies together, and enduring the summer heat together. But when their mother dies unexpectedly and their neighbor, George, returns home from college, the sisters’ relationship begins to fray and long-held desires threaten to tear them apart. 'Sweet' is a coming-of-age story about the sacrifices we make to hold on to the ones we love.
See it if You want to see drama between two sisters. You want to see what happens between sisters when a man is involved. You want to be entertained.
Don't see it if You are not interested in what happens between two sisters in a small town when a male friend that they grew up with comes back to visit.
See it if you want to support a worthwhile organization. Better yet, write a check.
Don't see it if The story had potential as a psychological drama but failed. Dialogue was weak, characters not developed,climax completely not believable.
See it if you want to feel dozens of emotions as you watch two sisters and a neighbor/boy friend share their life, set in small black community.
Don't see it if you don't enjoy witnessing ordinary life struggles, the pull and push of sisters with very different personalities yet tied to the same mom
See it if You like dramas that take place in the past in rural areas about family or sisters. A good simple show .
Don't see it if Like more involved bigger plots with more characters and more depth to it.
See it if like universal message of love, obligation, sibling conflicts, with a comfortable conclusion in a community based theatre setting.
Don't see it if are not patient with a leisurely paced performance.
See it if You want to watch excellent actors perform beautiful language.
Don't see it if You struggle with less story-driven plays. This is about the beauty of the language and the relationships both onstage and off.
See it if You want to hear an expressive, truthful new voice in the theater who speaks compellingly with humor, compassion, and understanding.
Don't see it if You don't like realism, aren't interested in seeing something that will make you think and feel, and just want to zone out.